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Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

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Platforms
MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
53
2.8
Windows
65
2.8
Xbox
54
2.2
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Description

The prestigious Alfa Romeo brand's cars feature in this racing game. There are several real tracks such as Hockenheim and Laguna Seca, as well as the chance to race in scenic Italian locations such as the Tuscanny hills and the Naples coastline. You can play Instant Action mode, in which you unlock these tracks one by one with indestructible cars, and Dynasty Mode, where you aim to build a more realistic career.

What sets the game apart from the crowd is its approach to driver abilities in Dynasty Mode. When setting a driver up, his abilities are split into skill areas such as reflexes and pressure-handling, with points assigned to these.

Further skills such as Heart, Intimidation and Recovery can be developed to improve either car or driver. AI cars have the same features applied to them race by race.

The driver's heartbeat is a featured sound effect, and in pressure situations it can be heard above all other sounds. One available skill is the Tiger Effect, which allows you to rewind the game to avoid dangerous situations as they are about to happen. Its length and efficiency are 2 of the skills which can be improved.

Screenshots

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows I'm not really very good at this...
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Campania can also get a little bit frightening.
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Car select. You can also choose colours.
Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano Windows Sicilia has a mountain you drive around.

Alternate Titles

  • "S.C.A.R.赛车" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "SCAR: Спортивная Команда Альфа Ромео" -- Russian spelling
  • "SCAR: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo" -- European title

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User Reviews

Only the classic Alfas rule! Windows SifouNaS (1317)

The Press Says

IC-Games Windows Jun 11, 2005 77 out of 100 77
Console Obsession PlayStation 2 Jun, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jun, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 2 Jun 17, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Fragland.net PlayStation 2 Jul 12, 2005 49 out of 100 49
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Apr 12, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN PlayStation 2 Jul 17, 2006 4 out of 10 40
Jolt (UK) Xbox Jun 13, 2005 3.9 out of 10 39
Jolt (UK) Windows Jun 13, 2005 3.9 out of 10 39
videogamer.com Xbox Jun 28, 2005 3 out of 10 30

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